Image: Dr. Renée Canady with Lorena Disha, President of Michigan Public Health Association

MPHA is the state affiliate for the American Public Health Association and has been advocating for public health since 1919.  It is an interdisciplinary society of health professionals and other citizens who are concerned about problems and issues affecting public health in Michigan. People from diverse backgrounds and professions share these concerns and are welcomed as members. Their purpose is:

  • To promote public health in Michigan through education and advocacy.
  • To conduct, or sponsor with others, research in public health and allied fields
  • To disseminate information concerning developments in public health

The MPHA summit was held on Wednesday April 3, 2019 at the Ingham County Health Department. Dr. Renée Canady, CEO of MPHI, delivered a keynote address entitled Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, and How We’re Going to Get There.

For more information about MPHA please visit their website: